Wednesday is the deadline for early entrants who have declared for the NBA draft to withdraw or lose their eligibility. What about next year? With a big season, some (like Duke's Marques Bolden) could be facing a huge decision 365 days from now.
Wright State graduate transfer Mark Alstork, a 6-foot-5 shooting guard from Ohio, chose Illinois over Pittsburgh, LSU and South Carolina.
Moe Wagner is coming back to Michigan, while D.J. Wilson is staying in the NBA draft.
Maryland forward Justin Jackson will return for his sophomore season after considering a move to the NBA.
Florida State will keep its run of highly ranked recruiting classes going after landing M.J. Walker, and the Noles really needed the big-time scorer.
Gonzaga forward Johnathan Williams has decided to return to school for his senior season after previously submitting his name for the NBA draft without hiring an agent.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|8||West VirginiaWVU||Big 12||28-9||8||25||12||24|
|21||Iowa StateISU||Big 12||24-11||21||2||15||22|
- BPI RK: Rank in the Basketball Power Index (BPI) among all Division I teams.
- SOS RK: Strength of Schedule (SOS) rank among all Division I teams based on how a typical 25th ranked team would do against each team's schedule to date. SOS accounts for the game location, day's rest, travel distance, and high altitude in addition to opponent strength.
- SOR RK: Rank of Strength of Record (SOR) among all Division I teams. SOR reflects the chance a typical 25th ranked team would have team's record or better, given the schedule on a 0 to 100 scale, where 100 is best.
- RPI RK: Team's rank in official NCAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI).